Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple by Jon Preston, Psy.D. & James Johnson, M.D.
[Book & 4 CE Credits]
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Provides a practical, readable, and authoritative account of the treatment of emotional disorders. Includes an overview of clinical psychopharmacology written in an engaging and concise format. Focuses on general principles of psychopharmacology, and key features of depression, anxiety disorders, disorders of extreme stress, disorders of control, and psychosis. Includes Dr. Preston's Quick Guide to Psychotropic Medication.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common medications used to treat a variety of mental disorders.
  • Identify the main effects and adverse effects of commonly used psychotropic medications.
  • Identify effective medications to treat ADHD.
  • Identify effective anti-depressant medications.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1. General Principles
  • Chapter 2. Depression
  • Chapter 3. Bipolar Illness
  • Chapter 4. Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 5. Psychotic Disorders
  • Chapter 6. Miscellaneous Disorders
  • Chapter 7. Over-the Counter Medications and Dietary Supplements
  • Chapter 8. Non-Response and "Breakthrough Symptoms" Algorithms
  • Chapter 9. Case Examples
  • Appendix A. History and Personal Data Questionnaire
  • Appendix B. Special Cautions When Taking MAO Inhibitors
  • Appendix C. Caffeine Consumption Questionnaire
  • Appendix D. On-Line Practice Guidelines and Updates
  • References


    About the Authors

    John Preston, PsyD, is the author or co-author of a number of books including: Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple , Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists, You Can Beat Depression, and Every Session Counts. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of California; certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology; a member of the Editorial Board of Psychopharmacology Update; and a member of the Core Faculty at Alliant International University, Sacramento, California.

    James Johnson, M.D. is retired from Kaiser Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, South Sacramento, CA.


    This CE course is designated as intermediate to advanced.

  • This product was added to our catalog on Monday 07 June, 2004.
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